Employment and average hourly earnings by industry

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Employment and average hourly earnings by industry for all employees, August 2019, seasonally adjusted
Industry Over-the-month-change in employment (in thousands) Average hourly earnings Employment level (in thousands)

Total private

96 28.11 128,950

Mining and logging

-5 34.06 747

Construction

14 30.84 7,514

Manufacturing

3 27.83 12,853

Wholesale trade

2.9 31.71 5,944.3

Retail trade

-11.1 19.75 15,746.6

Transportation and warehousing

-0.5 25.12 5,562.8

Utilities

-1.4 41.94 552.7

Information

0 42.37 2,828

Financial activities

15 36.32 8,694

Professional and business services

37 33.84 21,524

Education and health services

32 27.58 24,327

Leisure and hospitality

12 16.62 16,712

Other services

-1 25.07 5,945